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Opinion  /  Published 07.09.20

Shameful: Dr Maroona Murmu's casteist trolling

Sir — We, the undersigned teachers of the Department of History, Jadavpur University, strongly and unambiguously condemn the vilification and the rancorous trolling on social media platforms of ...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 06.09.20

HK erupts against deferred elections

Police fired rounds of pepper balls at protesters in Hong Kong on Sunday as hundreds took to the streets to demonstrate against the postponement of legislative elections and a new national security la...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 04.09.20

UN decries new Hong Kong law

UN human rights experts have told China a new security law for Hong Kong “infringes on certain fundamental rights” and voiced concerns that it could be used to prosecute political activist...
By Reuters in Geneva

World  /  Published 03.09.20

HK tycoon not guilty of intimidation

A Hong Kong court declared media tycoon and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai not guilty of criminal intimidation on Thursday, ending one several cases against him after his high-profile arrest last mo...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 01.09.20

HK begins mass tests for virus amid doubts

Hong Kong tested thousands of people for coronavirus on Tuesday at the start of a mass-testing effort that’s become another political flash point in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory. Volun...
By PTI in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 24.08.20

First confirmed case of virus reinfection in HK

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday said there is "no need to be alarmed immensely" over the reinfection case of Covid-19 reported in Hong Kong, but at the same tim...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 16.08.20

Questioned, Lam dumps Cambridge honour

Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam has resigned from an honorary fellowship at a college at Britain’s Cambridge University after it questioned her commitment to the protection of human rights ...
By in London, Hong Kong

World  /  Published 11.08.20

Defiant tabloid vows to fight on

WANIFRA, the World Association of News Publishers and the World Editors Forum, have expressed grave concern over the arrest of Jimmy Lai, the continued detention of Hopewell Chin’ono, a Zimbabwe...
By Reuters in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 10.08.20

HK media mogul Jimmy Lai arrested

The Hong Kong police on Monday arrested seven people, including Jimmy Lai, the media tycoon and critic of the Chinese Communist Party, on charges of violating the territory’s new national securi...
By Austin Ramzy , Tiffany May in Hong Kong

World  /  Published 08.08.20

China ‘clown’ jab at US sanctions

Beijing’s top representative office in Hong Kong said on Saturday that sanctions imposed by Washington on senior Hong Kong and Chinese officials were “clowning actions” that would no...
By Reuters in Hong Kong


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